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Nike Air Teewinot II

The Air Teewinot II has been discontinued. If you're looking for something new, check out the best approach shoes for 2021.

photo: Nike Air Teewinot II approach shoe

Specs

Price Historic Range: $25.97
Reviewers Paid: $40.00-$55.00

Reviews

2 reviews
5-star:   1
4-star:   1
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

I have never had a better all-weather approach shoe then that of the Nike Teewinot II. Price vs. Proformance no other shoe comes close. In fact I only stumbled on this web site review looking for another low price pair of these great shoes.

Price Paid: $40 outlet

A very nice approach shoe from the folks at Nike. They are relatively ligthweight, have nice sticky soles, are very comfortable and seem like good value for money. Frankly I've been a bit put off lately by some of the 'climbing shoe' companies asking upwards of $100 for a pair of approach shoes; then, running into quality problems with them!

To get a comfortable fit, I went up half a size with mine. They are super comfortable now; but, maybe a bit loose for serious climbing. So, for me, I'll use these more for approach hikes and kicking around in than I will for actual 5th class climbing. I've played around a little bit with these -- doing some easy bouldering -- and they aren't bad. Definitely not as good as my old guide tennies for actual climbing. But, my guide tennies aren't very good for the long hike in...

Teewinots offer a double lace system that lets you cinch down the toe area separately from the rest of the foot. It's kind of an interesting idea, but I didn't find it to be a big deal in actual usage.

Overall, a very nice shoe for getting you to the cliff, easy scrambling and kicking around.

Materials: sticky rubber soles, leather/mesh upper
Use: approaches, around town
Break-in Period: minimal
Price Paid: $55 on sale

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